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How to Use Cannabis

Cooking with Cannabis

So how do you cook with cannabis? One of the first things I learned as a pastry chef is that someone actually has to eat what I make. That means it should taste good, look good, and smell good. There are plenty of recipes out there, so I’m going to focus on the theory of cooking with cannabis instead.

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THC vs CBD: The Key Differences

THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the most commonly found compound in the cannabis plant. CBD, or cannabidiol, is the second most commonly found compound in the cannabis plant. Both belong to the family of cannabinoids, unique compounds found in the cannabis plant.

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Our Founder Pays Tribute to Chris Cornell

Last week’s untimely death of one of rock music’s greatest voices, Chris Cornell, struck an E minor chord amongst fans, artists, and the Medicine Box tribe.

In conceptualizing the Medicine Box brand, it was my goal to explore how holistic health and wellness align with medicinal cannabis.

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The Alignment of Cannabis and Wellness

As we have mentioned before, there are certain trends (in California in particular,) that are NOT going out of style anytime soon. In our weekly behind the scenes feature, Medicine Box Monday: Meet Our Founder edition you find a quote by Brian sharing his view on the California lifestyle and the trends that Medicine Box resonates with.

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Treating Parkinson’s Disease with Cannabis

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic nervous system disorder. It starts gradually but gets steadily worse as more and more brain cells are damaged. Parkinson’s is characterized by tremors, rigid muscles, impaired balance, and difficulty moving the body, but other symptoms can include problems sleeping, mood disorders, and pain.

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Cannabis Consumption Options Compared

There are plenty of choices when it comes to cannabis, so how do you know which cannabis consumption option is right for you? Here are a few factors to consider:
Onset — how long does it take to feel the effects?
Duration — how long will the effects last?

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How To Create a Ritual for Your Cannabis Consumption

Have you ever heard that creativity is best expressed during everyday tasks? Creative thoughts or “ah-ha” moments occur while doing things like drinking water, going to the bathroom, commuting to work, taking a shower, or any other routine task.

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A 9 Step Guide to Mindfully Consuming Cannabis

Cannabis has come a long way. We no longer live in the era of homemade, ultra potent mystery brownies that hit you in an unknown amount of time and affect you for anywhere from a few hours to a few days. And while we’ve evolved, those experiences have a way of haunting us.

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3 Steps for New Medical Cannabis Patients

As we continue to have open conversations about cannabis use with populations that surprise even us, more and more is revealed. As stated in our previous blog the elderly is the fastest growing demographic.

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Mindful Cannabis Consumption or That Time My Boss Drugged Me

I’ve talked to many people about their experiences with edibles and I’ve heard a lot of horror stories. Nearly all of these bad experiences seem to be caused by consuming too much THC. Fortunately, prohibition is ending and those of us in legal states can easily find edibles that have been tested for potency, making it easy to avoid the unpleasant side-effects of over-consumption.

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